All Press Releases for January 31, 2018

Next College Student Athlete (NCSA) Named Ninth Fastest-Growing Tech Company by Built In Chicago

Nation's Largest Collegiate Athletic Recruiting Network Recognized for Rapid Growth

    CHICAGO, IL, January 31, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Next College Student Athlete (NCSA), the largest and most successful collegiate athletic recruiting network that matches high school student-athletes with college coaches, has been recognized by Built In Chicago as the top 15 fastest-growing technology companies in Chicago, securing spot No. 9 on the list.

The 15 fastest-growing technology companies were selected after experiencing the highest and fastest climb from 2016 to 2017 on Built In Chicago's "Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago" list, which ranked the largest digital tech employers in the Chicagoland area.

"The persistent growth of our team has been due in no small part to the success we've had with our continued investment in recruiting technology," said Lisa Strasman, president of NCSA. "We're honored to have this recognition, and with more families, club, high school and college coaches joining our network, we plan to continue hiring and expanding this year."

Since its inception in 2000, NCSA has experienced annual growth, and recently expanded its headquarters to accommodate the growing team of now more than 700 teammates. Its Las Vegas office also has plans to expand, doubling its headcount in 2018 to better serve families on the West Coast.

NCSA leverages 18 years of exclusive data using a proprietary matching algorithm to assist student-athletes in finding the right school both athletically and academically.

For more information about NCSA, please visit or contact David Frank at 312-624-7570 or at

About Next College Student Athlete NCSA
NCSA is the world's largest and most successful collegiate athletic recruiting network. A wholly-owned subsidiary of Reigning Champs LLC (, NCSA's 700 teammates leverage 18 years of experience, exclusive data, proprietary matching algorithms, and personal relationships to connect tens of thousands of college-bound student-athletes to more than 35,000 college coaches nationwide across 33 sports every year. You can learn more about NCSA at

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